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Teens on Drugs:The Low Down on the New Highs!

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Jerry Weichman, Ph.D

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A new generation of teens is experimenting with a new set of "designer drugs." Most parents are unaware of many of these new drugs, and the vary so greatly in their composition, that even experts struggle to track them. Here are the basics every parent needs to know.

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Homeless Teens and Social Networking

Teen Trends
Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Eric Rice

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Teens running away from home and using the Internet in both constructive and destructive ways is a fairly new phenomenon. In this segment we discuss what parents and educators need to know about this trend.

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Educating the Next Generation of Innovators

Forward Looking
Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Tony Wagner, Anthony Cody

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The three "R"s are still important, but our guest says that to prepare your teen for the brave new world we need to encourage the four "C"s -critical and creative thinking, collaboration and communication. Tune in to find out how to develop these critical skills in your children.

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Nipping Gender Bullying in the Bud

Early Intervention
Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Joseph G. Kosciw, Susan M. Heim

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Our guest's research suggests that managing bullying around the way children express their gender is best approached early. In this segment we explore specific strategies, challenges and tools.

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Helping Teens Overcome the Stress of Tests

Performance Pressure
Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Dr. Sian Beilock

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Many very prepared teens find that they performing poorly on test because of stress. Our guest today shares insights and tips for overcoming stress anxiety and improving performance when it counts.

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